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Bioanalytical Scientist - LCMS, ELISA


Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable.

From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services.

It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.


In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories.

Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.


In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.


Job Description

Position Summary: Provide bioanalytical support for LCMS bioanalysis requests from client departments.

The job will entail extraction of biofluid (plasma/serum) samples using wet lab techniques and liquid handling robotics, analysis of the extracts by LCMS, and reporting of data.

Additional duties will include lateral flow and ELISA testing as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Wet Lab:



  • Careful attention to detail

  • Pipetting skills and sample handling

  • Maintaining an adequate supply of critical materials and reagent

  • Timely and accurate reporting of lab work into an electronic notebook

  • Utilize Hamilton Star liquid handling robotics in performing extractions

  • General housekeeping


LCMS:



  • Careful attention to detail

  • Operation of an LCMS system including a Sciex 4000 triple quadruple mass spectrometer and a Waters Acquity UPLC

  • Utilize Sciex Analyst software to tune, set up runs and to acquire as well as process data

  • Employ Watson LIMS in creating worklists, data importation, regression and reporting results




Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline

  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment following all safety requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years wet lab experience

  • Minimum of 1 year experience with analytical chemistry

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with analytical instrumentation

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interest in learning and understanding bioanalytical lab workflows and approaches

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


Desirable skills:



  • LCMS experience

  • Exposure to Sciex Analyst software

  • Exposure to Hamilton Star liquid handling robotics

  • ELISA and/or Lateral Flow testing experience




Additional Information

Position is full-time.

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.



  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays


Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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